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Fallen comrades...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 27 February 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...and medics arriving at the scene (right).
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This image called out to me to post in monotone.

DSLR-A100 1/400 second F/5.0 ISO 250 110 mm

January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.

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B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Timeless shot/processing.

27 Feb 2011 5:32am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Superb!!!! Outstanding image and processing. Man on the left appears he has just fallen. The woman in the frame really adds to the image.
5***** and more!

27 Feb 2011 5:47am

@Barbara: Yes, he was just going down as I shot, and those at the right were about to help the wounded. Thank you, Barb.

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Wow this looks straight out of a history book!

27 Feb 2011 1:19pm

@Jen: Thanks, Jen.

SOUL AFLAME from United Kingdom

Absolutely right Judy. Mono works so perfectly here to give an air of authenticity that would be robbed by the use of colours. A terrific frame.

27 Feb 2011 1:46pm

@SOUL AFLAME: Thanks, Paul ... I appreciate your words.

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Your processing here is excellent.

27 Feb 2011 4:35pm

@Sonia Nansid: Thank you, Sonia.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Excellent choice of B&W for this shot Judy! It strips away the colour and pagentry and leaves us with the stark reality of war! I would love to see this with a light sepia wash! Well done! ;-)

27 Feb 2011 5:04pm

@Eric Cousineau: I find the color easier to 'live with' in that it is "pageantry" and this one painful by comparison. I sent you a copy w/the sepia wash you suggested. ;D

mhelene from France

Very beautiful tones and treatment !

27 Feb 2011 5:56pm

@mhelene: Thank you.

Franz from Baden, Austria

perfect ... this has earned a place in a history book! i really like the effect of "aging" here!

27 Feb 2011 7:12pm

@Franz: Thank you, Franz.

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is very well done! You found the right tonality and the grainy texture is of great effect!

1 Mar 2011 2:37pm

@Japanalia: Thank you ... and this is the shot where you can see that same woman w/her medical team.

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

good pov here. the pp helps create the tension and sadness. well done!

2 Mar 2011 3:48am